Keratitis

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Key articles

Lam DS, Houang E, Fan DS, et al. Hong Kong Microbial Keratitis Study Group. Incidence and risk factors for microbial keratitis in Hong Kong: comparison with Europe and North America. Eye. 2002 Sep;16(5):608-18.Full text  Abstract

Toshida H, Kogure N, Inoue N, et al. Trends in microbial keratitis in Japan. Eye Contact Lens. 2007 Mar;33(2):70-3. Abstract

Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, et al; Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial Group. Corticosteroids for bacterial keratitis: the Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial (SCUT). Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;130(2):143-50.Full text  Abstract

Wilhelmus KR. Antiviral treatment and other therapeutic interventions for herpes simplex virus epithelial keratitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jan 9;(1):CD002898.Full text  Abstract

Kaufman HE, Haw WH. Ganciclovir ophthalmic gel 0.15%: safety and efficacy of a new treatment for herpes simplex keratitis. Curr Eye Res. 2012 Jul;37(7):654-60. Abstract

Guess S, Stone DU, Chodosh J, et al. Evidence-based treatment of herpes simplex virus keratitis: a systematic review. Ocul Surf. 2007 Jul;5(3):240-50. Abstract

Reference articles

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27. American Academy of Ophthalmology; White ML, Chodosh J. Herpes simplex virus keratitis: a treatment guideline. Jun 2014 [internet publication].Full text

28. Wilhelmus KR. Antiviral treatment and other therapeutic interventions for herpes simplex virus epithelial keratitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jan 9;(1):CD002898.Full text  Abstract

29. Kaufman HE, Haw WH. Ganciclovir ophthalmic gel 0.15%: safety and efficacy of a new treatment for herpes simplex keratitis. Curr Eye Res. 2012 Jul;37(7):654-60. Abstract

30. Barron BA, Gee L, Hauck WW, et al. Herpetic Eye Disease Study. A controlled trial of oral acyclovir for herpes simplex stromal keratitis. Ophthalmology. 1994 Dec;101(12):1871-82. Abstract

31. Guess S, Stone DU, Chodosh J, et al. Evidence-based treatment of herpes simplex virus keratitis: a systematic review. Ocul Surf. 2007 Jul;5(3):240-50. Abstract

32. FlorCruz NV, Evans JR. Medical interventions for fungal keratitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Apr 9;(4):CD004241.Full text  Abstract

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38. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Cenegermin for treating neurotrophic keratitis. Jul 2018 [internet publication].Full text

39. Lin A, Rhee MK, Akpek EK, et al. Bacterial keratitis preferred practice pattern. Ophthalmology. 2019 Jan;126(1):P1-P55.Full text  Abstract

40. Papaioannou L, Miligkos M, Papathanassiou M. Corneal collagen cross-linking for infectious keratitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cornea. 2016 Jan;35(1):62-71. Abstract

41. Ti SE, Scott JA, Janardhanan P, et al. Therapeutic keratoplasty for advanced suppurative keratitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 May;143(5):755-62. Abstract

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